[Coral-List] MACNA Marine Aquarium Poster Session Application Deadline Friday, July 14th: MACNA 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, August 25 - 27, 2017

Kevin Erickson kevinperickson at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 11:32:46 EDT 2017

MASNA is proud to present the 2nd Annual MASNA Scientific Poster Session
held at the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) 2017 in New
Orleans, Louisiana, August 25 - 27, 2017.

The 2nd Annual MASNA Scientific Poster Session is made possible by our
generous sponsors WAMAS, CORAL, and EcoTech Marine.

The MASNA Scientific Poster Session allows for aquarium hobbyists,
undergraduates, graduate students, and scientists to submit scientific
posters on their current or past marine aquarium related research projects.
This includes submissions from hobbyists that would be seen as advanced

This will give the opportunity for 3,000 MACNA 2017 attendees to get up
close and personal with scientists and fellow hobbyists, and discuss marine
aquarium related science.

Posters will be judged by a committee consisting of general hobbyists, and
scientists. Prizes will be awarded for posters in each of the three
following categories: general hobbyists, undergraduate students, and
graduate students.

Poster abstract submissions are due July 14, 2017.

Click this link to find out more and apply!

Appropriate poster topics include, but are not limited to:
Marine Ornamental Vertebrate Breeding
Pomacentridae Breeding
Acanthuridae Breeding
Pomacanthidae Breeding

Marine Ornamental Invertebrate Sexual Reproduction

Marine Ornamental Invertebrate Asexual Reproduction
Ocean Acidification
Climate Change
Marine Invasive Species Mitigation
Lionfish in the Atlantic / Caribbean
Invasive Macro Algae Mitigation
Invasive Sun Coral (Tubastraea) Mitigation

Zoonotic Diseases
Cyanide Detection
Banggai Cardinalfish
Marine Biosecurity
Micro Algae
Marine Aquarium Fisheries / Trade
Species Hybridization
Taxonomic Clarification

Low Nutrient System
Marine Aquarium Technology / Hardware Innovations
Nitrogen Cycle
Trace Nutrient Importance
Marine Aquarium Chemistry

MASNA is a non-profit organization composed of marine aquarium societies
and individual hobbyists from North America and abroad, totaling several
thousand individuals.

MASNA’s goals are to:
Educate our members with online and published material, the MACNA
conference, and other sanctioned events.
Assist in forming and promoting the growth of clubs within the hobby while
ensuring a sustainable future for the marine environment.
Support the efforts to eliminate abuses in collecting and transporting
marine organisms through education, assistance and encouragement.
Encourage the ethical growth of the marine aquarium hobby and support
captive breeding/propagation efforts.

Additional information and the abstract submission form can be found here:
Additional information about MASNA can be found here: masna.org/aboutus
Additional information about MACNA 2017 can be found here: macna.org

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